Mines held commencement ceremonies over three days, celebrating graduate and undergraduates students in the Spring 2021 class, as well as graduates from the Class of 2020, who returned for an in-person celebration.
Through the new collaboration, Mines academic and research faculty will gain greater access to laboratory staff, facilities, and resources, including prestigious Laboratory Directed Research & Development funding.
Mines conferred a total of 884 bachelor’s degrees during two outdoor ceremonies May 14 at Marv Kay Stadium. Class of 2020 graduates are also being welcomed back to campus for an in-person celebration on Saturday, May 15.
During an in-person ceremony May 13, Mines awarded a total of 28 doctoral and 273 master’s degrees to Spring 2021 graduates. Undergraduate Commencement will be held Friday, May 14 with outdoor ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed by a special celebration for Class of 2020 graduates on Saturday, May 15.
Fostering a signature student experience at Colorado School of Mines, with deliberate professional development, best-in-class student success outcomes and return on investment, is one of the core pillars of the MINES@150 Strategic Plan.
Four celebrations — two for undergraduates, one for PhD and master's degree candidates, and one for Class of 2020 alumni — will be held outdoors May 13-15 following the latest state and local health and safety guidelines for graduation ceremonies.
An apartment-style residence hall for sophomores and upper-class students, 1750 Jackson has received the highest certification given to sustainable building projects by the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Mines Activities Council is working closely with university leadership, Jefferson County and the city of Golden to ensure all in-person E-Days activities adhere to the very latest COVID-19 guidance and restrictions.